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PSC suspends special promotions in police

Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday, announced the suspension of special promotion in the Nigeria Police Force. Th e police and the Commission had come under attack from diff erent quarters following allegations of bribery and discrimination in recommendations for special ...

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8 Chinese nationals arrested for illegal mining

Eight Chinese nationals have been arrested in Plateau state for alleged illegal mining. National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General, Ali Monguno (retd), ordered the arrest of the miners yesterday at Kampani Zurak village in Bashar chiefdom of Wase local government area ...

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IGP restates commitment to personnel welfare

By Our Correspondent Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has pledged to continue to accord priority attention to the welfare of offi cers and men of the Nigeria Police. Kpotun-Idris gave the assurance when he visited the country’s Royal ...

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3 cops dismissed for robbery in Delta

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Delta state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, yesterday announced the dismissal of three police offi cers in the rank of sergeant for allegedly robbing petroleum tankers on the BeninAgbor expressway. Th e sacked police offi ...

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Police halt Kwankwasiyya meeting in Sokoto

By Sidi A. Umar Sokoto Zonal Coordinator Kwankwasiyya Akida for Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, Hon. Malami Moh’d Galadanchi, has accused the police in Sokoto of “harassing, intimidating and hounding” Kwankwasiyya supporters in Sokoto state. Galadanchi, a member of the ...

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Cleric nabbed over Advance Fee Fraud

By Raphael Ede Enugu Enugu State Police Command yesterday confi rmed the arrest of Bishop Ginika Obi of the City of Liberation and Comfort Ministry, Enugu, for advance fee fraud. A press statement by the Police spokesperson in the state, ...

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Anambara carnage: Umahi condoles with Obiano

By EgwuAgha Amarachukwu Abakaliki Chairman, South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi state, Chief David Umahi, has described yesterday’s attack on worshipers at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu as “a national tragedy.” Umahi, in a statement issued by his ...

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Man kills uncle, cousin in Delta

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Pandemonium broke out yesterday in OgwashiUku, Aniocha South local government area of Delta state as one Mr. Jerry Okocha killed his uncle and cousin with machete. The victims are Mike and Iwe Okocha; Mike is the ...

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Gunmen kill 73-yr-old pensioner in Ekiti

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti A 73-year-old pensioner, Mrs. Adetutu Ajayi, was on Tuesday hacked to death at her residence in Ado Ekiti by gunmen, which some residents suspected to be ritualists, popularly known as Yahoo boys. Mrs. Ajayi, daughter of ...

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IGP reads riot act to Compols

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has warned Commissioners of Police in various commands to conduct themselves professionally and handle criminal cases diligently. Th e IGP, who gave the warning recently while addressing DIG’s, AIG’s ...

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